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Employee Preferred Group Rates and Privileges

Western is pleased to offer these preferred group rates and privileges to all our employees:

Alumni Card

As a member of the Western Alumni family, you have access to exclusive services and discounts when you show your alumni card. Automobile, home and travel insurance, Stratford Festival Theatre, The Bookstore at Western, the Purple Store and many more discounts are available to Western University Alumni. Click HERE to learn more.

Campus Recreation

Preferred rates are offered to Staff & Faculty at Campus Recreation. Click HERE to learn more.

Cellular Services

Western employees are offered preferred cellular rates for Personal and Corporate use. Click HERE to learn more.

Dependents' Tuition Scholarship Plan

Subject to plan conditions, dependent children of current, regular full-time Faculty & Staff employees are eligible to receive tuition benefits for dependents who are completing full-time studies taken for credit towards a degree from Western University. Click HERE to learn more.

Hotel Discounts

Canada-wide preferential hotel rates are available to all Staff & Faculty through CAUBO. Click HERE to learn more.

Meal Plan Discount

Save 5% on EVERY food and beverage purchase, EVERY time you use your Flex Account for Faculty & Staff in any Hospitality Services eatery on campus. Click HERE to learn more.

PMA Staff Member Perks

PMA (Professional & Managerial Association) offers discounts, deals and promotions exclusively to PMA members. Click HERE and log-in to learn more.

Schulich School Swag

Offering t-shirts, toques, mugs and more, Schulich School Swag keeps our school pride alive and strong! Click HERE to learn more.

VIA Rail Discounts

Discounted prices are available from VIA RAIL for all Western faculty and staff. VIA RAIL offers a 15% discount off of the best available public fare (subject to advance purchase requirements) and applies to most train fare classes and routes (excludes Escape Fares). This rate does not apply to multi-trip pass products and any promotional fare requiring a discount code such as: Canrailpass, BizPak, Corridorpass, 6-Pak, and GO/VIA Pak. This rate applies to both business and leisure train trips taken by Western faculty and staff and will be extended to up to three (3) additional passengers. Tickets must be purchased from VIA directly or through FCM Travel Solutions. Click HERE to learn more.

UWOSA Staff Discounts

UWOSA (The University of Western Ontario Staff Association) is excited to offer UWOSA members Group Discount Rates. Click HERE and log-in to the Members Area to learn more.

Additional Services offered to all Western employees:

Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)

Every day we encounter stresses in life - and occasionally they can have a detrimental effect on our personal lives and work performance. To help faculty and staff members in those difficult times, Western provides, at no charge, access to an Employee Assistance Plan (EAP). Click HERE to learn more.

Family Practice Clinic

Full-time staff members and their immediate family (spouse and children), who do not have a family physician are eligible to use the Family Practice Clinic. To become a patient you need to apply. Click HERE to learn more.

Foot Patrol

At no charge, volunteer teams provide safe escorts on the main and affiliate college campuses, including some off campus locations. Our co-ed teams will wait with you at bus stops, ensure you reach your car safely in campus parking lots, and escort you to your residence or any other building on campus. Click HERE to learn more.

Library Borrowing Privileges

Use your Western ONECard (Staff ID Card) to borrow items from Western Libraries and the Affiliated University College Libraries (Brescia, Huron, King's) and St. Peter's Seminary. Learn more about borrowing HERE and start browsing the Library Calalogue today for FREE access to books, articles and more!

Motorist Assistance Program

Dead battery and in need of a boost? Locked your keys in your car? No problem! Parking & Visitor Services provides FREE complimentary motorist assistance to all faculty, staff, students and visitors to Western University's main campus. Click HERE to learn more.